Like last month, I finished on time, but found that I needed a few days to recover. To be honest, I finished at four in the morning of the first after a long day of marathon writing, curled up on irowboat's sofa with a glass of bourbon and the UK version of Being Human playing … More Eight Down, Four (Five) to Go!
Yes, I finished last month, and on time. I just didn't talk about it. I've written over 350,000 words of fiction since January first. It's been three weeks since I have blogged, and it is because I have nothing much to say. I can think of lots of topics and witticisms, many strings of words … More Seven Down, Five to Go! (Reflecting on silence and
First of all, a quick shout-out to my 12noveling sister. This was her last month of the project, and she did an amazing job, especially considering that she never wrote anything nearly this big ever before and she chose actual genres for each month. I barely know what genre I will write in until the … More Six Down, Six to Go! (Holy crap, we’re halfway there!)
Yes, I know. I normally post this kind of victory lap the very minute I cross the finish line. But to be honest, I really needed to not see a word processor for a few days after that last push. It came down to the wire, and if it were not for my amazing boyfriend … More Five Down, Seven to Go! And notes on finishing.
Day Thirty: 52,798 This month has been a bit of a wild ride. But I made it. Any other survivors? I actually crossed the finish line last night, but I have a hard time declaring a story done until the story itself has an ending. This one was hard to end. I’ll miss the characters, … More Four Down, Eight to Go!
Trying a new thing this month. I’m going to keep a daily log of my progress, both to show what kind of pace I tend to keep, and to see if that helps me stay motivated. Day One: 1,866 Day Two: 4,821 Day Three: 9,010 Day Four: 12,123 Day Five – Ten (sick): 12,467 Day … More April Daily Progress
Day 27: 50,646 of 50,000 I’m going to go get some sleep now.